S.B. No. 333
  relating to driving a commercial motor vehicle in violation of an
  out-of-service order; providing a criminal penalty.
         SECTION 1.  Section 522.071, Transportation Code, is amended
  by amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (e) to read as
         (a)  A person commits an offense if the person drives a
  commercial motor vehicle on a highway:
               (1)  after the person has been denied the issuance of a
  license, unless the person has a driver's license appropriate for
  the class of vehicle being driven that was subsequently issued;
               (2)  during a period that a disqualification of the
  person's driver's license or privilege is in effect;
               (3)  while the person's driver's license is expired, if
  the license expired during a period of disqualification;
               (4)  during a period that the person was subject to an
  order prohibiting the person from obtaining a driver's license; or
               (5)  in violation of [during a period in which the
  person is subject to] an out-of-service order.
         (e)  For the purposes of Subsection (a)(5), "commercial
  motor vehicle" has the meaning assigned by Section 644.001.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this Act.
  An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is
  governed by the law in effect when the offense was committed, and
  the former law is continued in effect for that purpose. For
  purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the
  effective date of this Act if any element of the offense was
  committed before that date.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2007.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 333 passed the Senate on
  March 14, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 333 passed the House on
  May 23, 2007, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House